Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Most events require preregistration.

Teen Library Advisory Board  Wed., Nov. 29    4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Earn community hours and make your library a better place for teens. Meet new friends, help choose books, plan and lead programs and learn new skills.  Ages 16 – 19.

Florida Licensing on  Wheels (FLOW) Fri., Dec. 1 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Florida Licensing on Wheels allows drivers to renew a license; obtain a replacement; change a name or address; get an ID card; renew a vehicle registration or purchase a specialty license plate.  Ages 18+.

Homework Help &  Tutoring  Sat., Dec. 2, 9, 16    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Certified teachers meet students in grades K-12 for one-hour sessions for homework help and tutoring in reading, math and science. Free and funded in part by The Children’s Trust. For more information email, call 305-375-1413 or visit

STEM Saturdays  Sat., Dec. 2  2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Do a hands-on STEM activity with FIU undergrad and medical students. Materials provided. Made possible by the Green 

Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP.  Ages 5 – 15.

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers en dos idiomas  Tues., Dec. 5, 19  11 a.m. – Noon Join library staff for stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish for toddlers and 

their caregivers. Ages 18 mos.- 3.

Acrylic Painting for Teens: Winter scene Wed., Dec. 6    4 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Make a painting with acrylics with instructor David Sexton. Materials provided. Registration required.  Ages 12 – 18.

REV+FLOW Functional Fitness  Fri., Dec. 8, 15, 22  11 a.m. – Noon  Strengthen and sculpt your muscles, develop balance with low impact exercises suitable for all fitness levels.

Led by a certified fitness instruction. Ages 19+ 

TINK-er with Tinkerbell Disney December – A Celebration of 100 years  Fri., Dec. 8    3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Watch a movie about Tinkerbell’s efforts to save spring! Tinker with STEAM games too.

Ages 8 – 18.

Chess Club  Tues., Dec. 12   6 p.m. – 7 p.m.   Play with other fans of the game. Ages 8 – 18.

Disney Karaoke Disney December – A Celebration of 100 years New and experienced karaoke singers invited to belt out songs from or inspired by the Disney universe.  Ages 8 – 18.

Bingo Bash Thurs., Dec. 14  1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  Socialize with friends during a fun game of bingo.  Ages 50+.

 LEGO @ Your Library  Sat., Dec. 16  3 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Building blocks provided.  Ages 5+.

Stories with Mrs. Claus  Tues., Dec. 19  4 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Join Mrs. Claus for stories and Christmas magic.  All ages.

Gingerbread Decorating Workshop  Wed., Dec. 20  4 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Assemble and decorate your own gingerbread house. Made possible by the Miami Lakes Educational Advisory Board.

Ages 12 – 18.

Dominoes and Cafecito Thurs., Dec. 21  5 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Enjoy a game of dominoes and a shot of Cuban coffee. Ages 55+.

     The library at 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. is open Mon. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed Sunday. To register for classes to go: